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|As a result of the New 52 in 2011, the entire line of DC characters was relaunched, incorporating properties belonging to the company's imprints: Wildstorm, Milestone, and Vertigo. As such, elements of this character's history have been altered in some way from the previous incarnation's. For a complete list of all versions of this character, see our disambiguation page.|
When Joker returned to Gotham after a year hiatus now wearing his disembodied face skin as a mask, he attempted to get Harley to conform to his new brand of craziness with him by cutting off her face as well. In order to drive her to that point of madness, Joker infected her former hyenas with rabies and commanded them to attack her. Unable to fend them off, Harley was forced to break their necks, apparently killing her beloved pets. 
However, it was revealed that they were somehow still alive and were rehabilitated.
- Bud and Lou was created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, first appearing in Batman (1992 TV Series) Episode: The Man Who Killed Batman. However, in the Prime Earth continuity Bud and Lou first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Suicide Squad (Volume 4) #15 by Adam Glass and Fernando Dagnino.
- 14 Appearances of Bud and Lou the Hyenas (Prime Earth)
- 2 Images featuring Bud and Lou the Hyenas (Prime Earth)
- Quotations by or about Bud and Lou the Hyenas (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Bud and Lou the Hyenas (Prime Earth)